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The perfect reference on Maya archaeology.—Science NewsBehind the traditional towns of the Maya and their deserted artistic endeavors lie the turbulent tales in their ruling dynasties. one of many world's maximum and strongest civilizations, the Maya skilled consistent clash in a panorama divided between quite a few kingdoms. severe rivalries, rapacious conquerors, and repeated dynastic defeat and breakdown are universal subject matters in lots of stories of this robust civilization. the traditional Maya stay some of the most shiny parts of analysis in international archaeology. clean discoveries within the box, including the continuing strategy of hieroglyphic decipherment, suggest that info is continually coming to gentle. This new edition of the one finished, kingdom-by-kingdom background of the traditional Maya brings the tale absolutely brand new with formerly unknown rulers and new glyphic readings, in addition to more information on international relations and war. 366 illustrations, 86 in colour

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